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#76 Kadet

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 09:19 AM

Here he is late in the war as a pilot...this is one of the photos that came from his daughter.

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#77 Kadet

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:42 AM

Here are his orders to flying duty with Torpedo 8 signed by "Swede" Larsen

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 10:49 AM

Here is the write up for the Navy and Marine Corps Medal signed by Larsen. I also got this from his daughter. Note that it was submitted through the Marine Corps vice the Navy.

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#79 JDK

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Posted 27 November 2013 - 08:01 PM

Very nice! Great jacket!

JD

#80 KASTAUFFER

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 02:20 PM

BTT in remembrance of the Battle of Midway.

#81 kanemono

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Posted 31 May 2014 - 05:47 AM

Kurt,

Thanks for re-posting this wonderful group.

Dick



#82 Jim Baker

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Posted 31 May 2014 - 08:36 AM

Thanks Kurt,

 

I enjoyed this even more the second time.  Great thread!!



#83 KASTAUFFER

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Posted 03 June 2014 - 06:45 PM

Thanks Guys!

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Posted 04 June 2015 - 06:58 PM

Back to the top in remembrance of the Battle of Midway.

#85 Johnny Signor

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 06:05 AM

The patch with the Dog on the jacket is that of VO-15C "Doggie D" which was part of the USS Duluth Aviation unit.



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Posted 04 June 2017 - 07:58 AM

Back up in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.

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Posted 04 June 2017 - 08:30 AM

WOW!!!!

#88 Fort Susquehanna

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 07:47 PM

Thanks for sharing these.  Very poignant to me.  



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Posted 06 June 2019 - 12:49 PM

Back up in commemoration of the 77th anniversary of the Battle of Midway.



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Posted 08 November 2019 - 08:47 AM

Back up to coincide with the release of the new movie MIDWAY




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